Posts tagged “Developing Confident Girls”

Girls’ Schools: Reducing Polarization by Increasing Civic Engagement

Girls’ Schools: Reducing Polarization by Increasing Civic Engagement

Girls’ schools are more relevant today than ever before as they prepare girls to become the influential contributors and leaders...

PEP Talks Podcast: Conversation with Rachel Simmons

PEP Talks Podcast: Conversation with Rachel Simmons

Produced by NCGS, PEP Talks: Podcast on Educational Possibilities brings together experts in the education and healthy development of girls...

Creating Climates of Success for All Girls: A Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

Creating Climates of Success for All Girls: A Conversation with Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

Community and collaboration are among the key principles that guide our work at NCGS. We believe in engaging the power...

Lessons from Iceland, the World’s Most Women-Empowering Nation

Lessons from Iceland, the World’s Most Women-Empowering Nation

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, I find myself thinking about role models who inspire gender equity and encourage political...

Fail Gloriously, Lead Boldly*

Fail Gloriously, Lead Boldly*

One of the highlights of my year has been meeting with a group of upper school girls (recipients of the...

Girls’ Schools: Where Girls Speak Without Interruption

Girls’ Schools: Where Girls Speak Without Interruption

The New York Times ran last week the article, “The Universal Phenomenon of Men Interrupting Women.” The article states, “Academic...

Growing Up at a Girls’ School

Growing Up at a Girls’ School

I never could have imagined as a shy four-year-old in 2004, that I would turn into a confident, mature, and...

Girls’ Schools Teach Girls They ARE Smart

Girls’ Schools Teach Girls They ARE Smart

A recent report published in the journal Science suggests girls as young as 6 can be led to believe men...

Women in the Philanthropic Driver’s Seat

Women in the Philanthropic Driver’s Seat

“It’s not just about being able to write a check. It’s being able to touch somebody’s life.”  – Oprah Winfrey,...

How Do Girls Learn Best?

How Do Girls Learn Best?

As a new school year begins, we’ve been thinking a lot about how girls learn best. In many ways, this...

Where Do Female Athletes Get the Recognition They Deserve? All-Girls Schools.

Where Do Female Athletes Get the Recognition They Deserve? All-Girls Schools.

Women were not allowed to participate in the first modern Olympic games held in 1896. At the 1900 Olympics held...

The Girls’ School Advantage: Top Ten Reasons to Attend an All-Girls School

The Girls’ School Advantage: Top Ten Reasons to Attend an All-Girls School

The admissions season is coming to a close with families weighing their options. They are pouring over acceptance letters, evaluating...